Public-Private Partnership Covid-19 Industry Immunisation Programme

The Special Committee on COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee (JKJAV) co-chaired by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and Ministry of Health (MOH) has agreed that the Program Imunisasi Industri COVID19 Kerjasama Awam-Swasta (PIKAS) will be launched as Phase 4 of the National COVID-19 Immunisation Program (PICK) to accelerate immunisation of the Rakyat.

This is to expedite the attainment of herd immunity among the community. PIKAS is a public-private partnership immunisation program aimed at employees of which MITI has been tasked to coordinate the immunisation for employees in the manufacturing sector.

Participation of companies and employees in PIKAS is voluntary. PIKAS is initiated in response to calls from industry associations, business chambers of commerce and Small and Medium Enterprises to help the Government accelerate the immunisation for the Rakyat

Below are the frequently asked questions on PIKAS

  1. What is PIKAS?
    PIKAS is a private vaccination program that is launched to complement National COVID-19 Immunisation Program (PICK). The objective of this public-private programme is to facilitate the Government’s efforts to accelerate vaccination for the Rakyat and achieve herd immunity by increasing the vaccination uptake among the Malaysian workforce and reduce the number of COVID-19 workplace clusters. PIKAS is a public-private partnership program supported by the private sector that will provide the usage of worksites, convention and exhibition centres as Pusat Pemberian Vaksin (PPV) that includes the services of both medical, non-medical and security personnel.

  2. How to register in PIKAS?
    Companies can download the application form from MITI website. The completed form may be submitted by the respective industry associations and business chambers of commerce (“business chambers”) to

  3. When can my company register?
    Is there any deadline for the submission? Registration will commence on 13 June 2021. Companies are required to read the FAQ, Terms and Conditions of the Programme that will be available on MITI website. It is a prerequisite for companies to ensure all their workers participating in PIKAS have registered in MySejahtera for PICK. There is no deadline for PIKAS registration.

  4. Who can apply for PIKAS?
    Companies from the manufacturing sector can apply under PIKAS. Agriculture, construction, plantation and retail sectors can be referred to the respective ministries as follows:
    • Agriculture – Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries (MAFI)
    • Construction – Construction Industry Development Board, Ministry of Works (KKR)
    • Plantation – Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC)
    • Retail – Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP)

  5. Is the vaccination free? Vaccines are free.
    The Government through Ministry of Health will supply the vaccines without cost to the PPV.

  6. How would PIKAS be implemented?
    Vaccination through PIKAS is implemented through two (2) models. Model 1 is vaccination at common use PPV while Model 2 refers to on-site vaccination within factory premise or at identified and approved location.

  7. Is vaccination through PIKAS mandatory for all employees and employers?
    PIKAS participation is on a voluntary basis. Companies and employees are encouraged to register for PIKAS to help accelerate the immunisation rate of the community.

  8. Can the company include dependants of employees in the application?
    No, this initiative is strictly for workers and does not extend to dependants, family members and close associates.

  9. How would the company and employee be notified if the application is approved? Appointment information such as the date and location of vaccination will be notified to the employee via MySejahtera and SMS. The company representative as registered in the application will be notified via email.

  10. I have registered to participate in PICK through MySejahtera. What will happen to my application if I choose to participate in PIKAS?
    It is a pre-requisite for employees to register for PICK through MySejahtera before the company registers for PIKAS. The employee will be notified via MySejahtera of the vaccination date and PPV location under PIKAS. If the employee has received an earlier vaccination date under PICK, AstraZeneca Opt-in Programme or any other program, the employee will not be able to receive vaccination under PIKAS.

  11. I have enrolled to take part in other State-organised Immunisation Programme. Will it affect my application with PIKAS?
    The Government has assured that anyone who registers for vaccination will be eligible to be vaccinated regardless of the Immunisation Programme.

  12. Can I change the vaccination date under PIKAS once assigned to me?
    You are encouraged to follow the COVID-19 vaccination date as scheduled in MySejahtera. However, if you are unable to participate in the immunisation programme at the given date due to valid circumstances, kindly inform MOH at 1-800-888-828 to reschedule the date. Kindly take note you are only allowed to reschedule the vaccination date for one (1) time only.

  13. Can I request a specific type of vaccine to be administered to me?
    Types of vaccines given will be identified by Jawatankuasa Khas Jaminan Akses Vaksin (JKJAV) and based on the location of the PPV. You must be present at the PPV according to your schedule and you may refuse the type of vaccine to be administered after the registration process at the PPV. It is important to note that you may only refuse vaccines administration not more than two (2) times. After which, your name will be removed from the immunisation programme and you will have to re-register in MySejahtera should you wish to participate again in the Immunisation Programme.

  14. Whom should I refer to for further enquiries? All further enquiries may be directed to or MITI’s call centre at:
    i. 03-62071193
    ii. 03-62071194
    iii. 03-62071195 or 03-62071196
    MITI’s call centre will operate Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

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